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icehouse

A building for storing ice that is usually cut during the winter from frozen lakes, rivers, or ponds for use later in the year; often located in a shady area; usually has overhanging eaves and thick exterior walls that are packed with thermal insulation and painted white to reduce the absorption of heat radiated from the sun.
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Today, the Ice House is a mixed-use property with offices, studios and residential loft space.
Thought to have been the inspiration for JRR Tolkien's hobbit houses, the 18th century ice house is in a gated part of Moseley Park, which is part of the Moseley Hall Estate.
However, staying warm on bitterly cold days with or without an ice house can be a challenge.
In cold areas, ice was collected from shadowed hillsides of the mountains and then it was transferred to the ice house to be kept till the hot seasons.
Even when the summer heat topped 95 degrees, these frigid blocks of New England winter were kept frozen solid in ice houses for up to two years, and in some cases up to five years, Ethier said.
Affordable Luxury packages at the Ice House start from pounds 170 per person, based on two sharing for three nights with: Breakfast each morning, bubbly and strawberries on arrival, one complimentary dinner in the Pier Restaurant and full use of the Chill Spa.
the Ice House Hotel and Space House, County Mayo; Room with a view.
In an underground ice house almost as cold as a household fridge.
reopened its historical museum earlier this year, residents have been enjoying its two living history farms, working blacksmith shop, ice house and the community's first one-room school house.
In addition, there is a store at the site and a 90-seat burger restaurant, called Phil's Ice House, will open next door later this year.
Winning projects from the 2004 competition included the Queens Botanical Garden, the Roosevelt Avenue/74th Street Station Rehabilitation, the Brooklyn Ice House, the Second Avenue Subway and the Studio 27 Regenerative Row House.